Ban Koum Dam is a 1,872MW hydro power project. It is planned on Mekong river/basin in Champasak, Laos. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the announced stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2029 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2033. Buy the profile here.

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Government Of Lao People's Democratic Republic and Italian-Thai Development are currently owning the project.

The project is expected to generate 8,012 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 26 turbines, each with 72MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2029. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2033.

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.